Storage Soup

March 2015

  • Diablo wins round against Netlist but legal fight isn’t over

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 26 Mar 2015
  • Diablo Technologies claimed a “decisive victory” in the lawsuit brought by Netlist over technology used in Diablo’s Memory Channel Storage architecture. However, Netlist vowed to fight on with its ...

  • Red Hat gives storage software products new names

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Mar 2015
  • Red Hat today rebranded its storage software platforms in hopes of clarifying their intended use cases. Inktank Ceph Enterprise becomes Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Storage Server becomes Red ...

  • Condusiv wants to defrag your SAN

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Mar 2015
  • Condusiv Technologies this week launched Diskeeper Server software to defrag disks connected to SANs. Wait, is fragmentation even a thing for SANs? You never hear SAN vendors or even customers talk ...

  • Cloud DR vendor Quorum picks new CEO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Mar 2015
  • Quorum today hired John Newsom as CEO to help the disaster recover as a service (DRaaS) startup navigate a rapidly growing market with a crowded field of competitors. Newsom replaced Walter ...

  • EMC: DSSD box will melt your face

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Mar 2015
  • Amid all of the financial numbers and strategy talk at the EMC Strategic Forum Tuesday, the vendor gave a detailed description of the first product that will spring from its 2014 DSSD acquisition. ...

  • Bifurcating enterprise storage

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 09 Mar 2015
  • The enterprise storage market is splitting into two areas that are still indistinct but will become a lot less so. It’s important to understand this evolution if you are to make sense of storage ...

  • Violin Memory still playing out of tune

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Mar 2015
  • Violin Memory initiated a turnaround plan under a new CEO a year ago and still has little to show for it. It’s been a busy year for Violin under CEO Kevin DeNuccio, with several new product ...

  • Storage revenue picked up in Q4, led by ODMs and smaller vendors

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Mar 2015
  • Storage revenue rebounded in the fourth quarter of 2014, no thanks to the large vendors. Total storage revenue grew 7.2 percent to nearly $10.6 billion and external (networked) storage increased ...

  • Western Digital adds Amplidata object storage to HGST fold

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Mar 2015
  • Western Digital, which has been collecting flash-related startups over the past few years, today beefed up its archiving portfolio by acquiring object storage vendor Amplidata. Amplidata will ...